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  • During Tuesday's session of the Senate, Senator Bingaman asked unanimous consent to confirm the following Department of Energy nominations: -          Calendar #493, Charles DeWitt McConnell to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Fossil Energy) -          Calendar #494, David T. Danielson to be an...
  • Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each, with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate...
  • ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Adalberto Jose Jordan, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 11th Circuit; Invoked: 89-5 LEGISTLATIVE ITEMS Passed HR 1162, Quileute Indian Tribe Tsunami and Flood Protection No EXECUTIVE ITEMS
  • The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. By consent, time during morning business and any adjournment or recess will count post cloture. There will be no further roll call votes tonight.
  • 5:33pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Adalberto Jose Jordan, of FL, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 11th Circuit; Invoked: 89-5
  • At approximately 5:30pm today, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Adalberto Jordan, of Florida, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.
  • Convenes: 2:00pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Calendar #437, the nomination of Adalberto Jose...
  • ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Confirmation of Cathy Ann Bencivengo, of CA, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California; Confirmed: 90-6 2)      Motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill; Invoked: 85-11 LEGISLATIVE...
  • During Thursday's session of the Senate, cloture was filed on Executive Calendar #437, the nomination of Adalberto Jose Jordan, of Florida, to be United States Circuit Judge for the 11th Circuit. By unanimous consent, the cloture vote on the Jordan nomination will occur at approximately 5:30pm on...
  • All post cloture time with respect to S.1813, the infrastructure bill, was yielded back and the motion to proceed was agreed to. By consent, the committee reported amendments were agreed to and the bill as amended will be considered as original text for the purpose of further amendment. Senator Reid...
  • There will be no further roll call votes this week.
  • 2:25pm The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill; Invoked: 85-11
  • 2:00pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Cathy Ann Bencivengo, of California, to be United States Judge for the Southern District of California; Confirmed: 90-6
  • The Senate has reached an agreement that results in 2 roll call votes at 2pm. Per the agreement at 1:30pm today, there will be 30 minutes for debate on the nomination of Cathy Ann Bencivengo, of California, to be US District Judge for the Southern District of California. Upon the use or yielding...
  • At 2pm today, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1813, a bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes.
  • Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business 11:00am with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will...
  • No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.369, congratulating the New York Giants for winning Super Bowl XLVI. Began the Rule 14 process of S.2079, a bill to extend the pay limitation for Members of Congress and Federal employees (Heller). EXECUTIVE ITEMS Confirmed Calendar #545, Colonel...
  • During Tuesday's session of the Senate, cloture was filed on the motion to proceed to Calendar #311, S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill. By unanimous consent, there will be a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.1813 at 2:00pm on Thursday, February 9, 2012.
  • Morning business has been extended until 7:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the time from 4:00-5:00pm and the Majority controlling the time from 5:00-6:00pm
  • Convenes: 10am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business until 12:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees with the Republicans controlling the first 30...